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Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
University of South Carolina

Date Posted May 6, 2019
Title Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
University University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

College of Engineering and Computing
Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Open to all ranks

The Aerospace Engineering Program within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in Columbia is seeking qualified applicants for Tenure Track faculty positions at all levels.

UofSC is designated as a "high research and high service activity" university by the Carnegie Foundation. The department has six endowed chairs, 33 full-time faculty, undergraduate enrollment of over 900 students, graduate enrollment of over 200 students, and over $10.8 million in research expenditures last year. 
South Carolina is in the Center of a rapidly growing Aerospace Industry in the South East of the US. As of 2018, UofSC offers the first Aerospace BS program in the State in addition to its Minor, and Graduate degree programs in aerospace engineering.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering or a closely-related field by the start date of employment, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and an outstanding capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates having expertise in Multiphysics Modeling and/or Experiments are desirable. Successful candidates will be expected to develop internationally-recognized, externally-funded research programs in cutting edge areas of aerospace engineering, but not limited to, Aerodynamics for both high and low speed applications, Aircraft Design, Propulsion (including electric) for both traditional and novel technologies.

Review of applications will begin by June 15, 2019 and will continue until positions are filled. Interested applicants should apply online at with: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a teaching plan, and (5) names & contact information of 3-5 reference.

Questions about the departmental search may be directed to:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jamil A. Khan, Professor and Chair; Phone: 803-777-1578

  • The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetics, sexual orientation or veteran status. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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Contact Information

  • Misty O'Donnell
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of South Carolina
    300 Main Street
    Room A224
    Columbia, SC 29208-4104
  • 803-777-3082


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